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BA in English Literature & Writing

All students in the Bachelor of Arts in English Literature & Writing program take a core set of courses designed to offer a solid foundation in literature and writing. Through these core courses, we seek to encourage critical engagement with literary and cultural texts, and infuse literary study with an understanding of the connection between literature, history and writing.

Concentrations

You may choose from three concentrations that emphasize different aspects of literary studies. Within each concentration, our core curriculum focuses on interpretation, composition and creativity.

 Career paths

You will graduate from Marylhurst with skills in critical thinking, writing and analysis — skills highly valued by graduate schools and prospective employers. Graduates often enter professions or pursue graduate studies in fields such as teaching, publishing, law, journalism, university administration, library science, Web design, public relations and business.

 

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Marylhurst Reading Series Gets Underway

The 2014-15 Marylhurst Reading Series gets underway on October 21, 2014, featuring two poets: Emily Kendal Frey, an English faculty member, and Oregon Book Award winner Carl Adamshick.

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October 21, 2014

Marylhurst Reading Series: Carl Adamshick & Emily Kendal Frey

Poets Carl Adamshick and Emily Kendal Frey will read from their collections Saint Friend (2014) and The Sorrow Arrow (2014). Carl Adamshick’s C...

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November 06, 2014

Early Registration Event

New students starting fall term at Marylhurst University can earn one free credit* (CAR 101 College Success) toward their general electives while r...

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November 10, 2014

Marylhurst Arts Open House

Interested in pursuing a degree in music, art, interior design or creative writing? Spend a day on the Marylhurst campus learning about all we have...

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